Colors

Sapphires come in almost any color, hence, sapphire rings come in a variety of different colors.  Blue sapphires are typically the most valuable and in-demand sapphire color.  Yellow sapphires are the second most popular color for sapphire earrings, followed by pink.

 

Below is a list of the most common colors for sapphire earrings and their origin:

Blue Sapphire Earrings

Blue sapphires primarily come from sapphire mines in Sri Lanka and Myanmar.

Yellow Sapphire Earrings

Yellow sapphires are almost entirely from Sri Lanka although Australia, Burma and Thailand also have sapphire mines.

Pink Sapphire Earrings

Pink sapphire mines were discovered in Madagascar in the 1990s which helped bring more supply of this rare shade of sapphire.

Padparadscha Saphhire Earrings

Sri Lanka is the primary source of padparadscha sapphires.

Rainbow Sapphire Earrings

Rainbow sapphires are found in both Madagascar and Sri Lanka

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